Vehicles collide, fatally strike pedestrian, flee: Chicago police

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(WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- A woman was struck by two vehicles in a fatal hit-and-run Friday night in Austin on the West Side.

About 5:45 p.m., a white SUV was westbound in the 5000 block of West Washington Boulevard when it struck a black sedan eastbound on the same street, Chicago police said. Both vehicles then struck the woman, 25, who was crossing the street, police said.

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She was taken to Stroger Hospital, where she was pronounced dead, officials said.

Both vehicles fled the scene.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire & Chicago Sun-Times 2023. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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